Software Engineering Manager 2 (TS/SCI)

    • Redondo Beach, CA

The Payload and Ground Systems division of Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineering Manager 2. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

AMP has an immediate need for a Sub-Project Manager (SPM) in their ground systems software area for a large restricted program. The SPM will manage a team which will include a Deputy SPM and about 5 to 10 SW engineers. The technical manager must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal communication, and presentation skills, and work closely with the Software Assistant Program Manager (APM). The candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of the Sub-Project's software tasking from inception through completion. The candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision and management of the Sub-Project, including team tasking and support of management meetings and reviews. This position requires coordination and interfacing with the other SW Sub-Projects, Systems Engineering, external customers, and site personnel. Candidate will work in a dynamic team environment, ensuring personnel follow well-defined processes. The candidate must have the ability to complete tasks with minimal direction and oversight, and mentor junior engineers. The candidate will serve as Control Account Manager, and be responsible for Earned Value Management for the Sub-Project across multiple CLIN's.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD
  • Experience leading a team of software engineers in software development deliverables and processes
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree(s) in STEM discipline(s)
  • Experience working with internal and external customers
  • Previous software experience in a C++/Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment
  • Agile/DevOps experience with Scrum Master and Product Ownership experience a plus
  • Previous in-depth domain knowledge of AMP software design and code preferred
  • Five or more years of previous management experience as a Deputy SPM or Technical Lead
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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